Dr. Nils Steiner

Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Department of Political Science
Unit "Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft"
D-55099 Mainz

Phone: +49 [0]6131 39-29300
E-Mail: steiner [at] politik.uni-mainz.de

Office Hours: Appointments via Doodle: Click here
Room: Georg Forster-Gebäude 04-435

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

    • Born 1983
    • 2003-2009 Studies in Political Science and Economics at the University of Hamburg, Graduation in Political Science ("Diplom"/Master), Thesis: „Globalization and Electoral Turnout: Does Economic Integration Lead to Declining Turnout in National Elections?" (Supervisor: Prof. Christian Martin)
    • Since June 2009: Lecturer at the Department of Political Science at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Unit: Comparative Politics
    • May 2015: Ph.D. in Political Science at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Thesis: „Essays on Globalization and Democracy" (Supervisor: Prof. Edeltraud Roller)

 


Research

  • Political attitudes and voting behavior
  • Political parties
  • Political economy


Publications

 

Articles in SSCI-Ranked Peer-Reviewed Journals

Hillen, Sven/Steiner, Nils D. (forthcoming): The Consequences of Supply Gaps in Two-Dimensional Policy Spaces for Voter Turnout and Political Support: The Case of Economically Left-Wing and Culturally Right-Wing Citizens in Western Europe, European Journal of Political Research.

Steiner, Nils D./Mader, Matthias (2019): Intra-Party Heterogeneity in Policy Preferences and Its Effect on Issue Salience: Developing and Applying a Measure Based on Elite Survey Data, Party Politics, 25(3): 336-348.

Steiner, Nils D./Landwehr, Claudia (2018): Populistische Demokratiekonzeptionen und die Wahl der AfD: Evidenz aus einer Panelstudie, Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 59(3): 463-491.

Steiner, Nils D. (2018): Attitudes Towards the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in the European Union: The Treaty Partner Heuristic and Issue Attention, European Union Politics, 19(2): 255-277.

Landwehr, Claudia/Steiner, Nils D. (2017): Where Democrats Disagree: Citizens’ Normative Conceptions of Democracy, Political Studies, 65(4): 786-804.

Steiner, Nils D. (2016): Comparing Freedom House Democracy Scores to Alternative Indices and Testing for Political Bias: Are US Allies Rated as More Democratic by Freedom House?, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 18(4): 329-394.

Steiner, Nils D. (2016): Economic Globalisation, the Perceived Room to Manoeuvre of National Governments, and Electoral Participation: Evidence from the 2001 British General Election, Electoral Studies, 41(1): 118-128.

Böhm, Katharina/Landwehr, Claudia/Steiner, Nils D. (2014): What Explains ‘Generosity’ in the Public Financing of High-tech Drugs? An Empirical Investigation for 26 OECD Countries and 11 Controversial Drugs, Journal of European Social Policy, 24(1): 39-55.

Steiner, Nils D./Martin, Christian W. (2012): Economic Integration, Party Polarization and Electoral Turnout, West European Politics, 35(2): 238-265.

Steiner, Nils D. (2010): Economic Globalization and Voter Turnout in Established Democracies, Electoral Studies, 29(3): 444-459.

 

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals (not SSCI-ranked)

Martin, Christian W./Steiner, Nils D. (2016): Economic Globalization and the Change of Electoral Rules, Constitutional Political Economy, 27(4): 355-376.

 

Articles in Edited Volumes

Steiner, Nils D./Hillen, Sven (forthcoming): Links-autoritäre Bürger bei der Bundestagswahl 2013: Sozialstrukturelle Determinanten und Konsequenzen eines Repräsentationsdefizits für Regimeunterstützung und Wahlbeteiligung, in: Bytzek, Evelyn/Giebler, Heiko/Steinbrecher, Markus (eds.): Politische Identität, Identifikation und Identitätspolitik: Sammelband zur Jahrestagung 2017 des DVPW Arbeitskreises „Wahlen und politische Einstellungen“, Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Bauer, Simon R./Steiner, Nils D. (2015): Eurokrise, Economic Voting und der Erfolg der Union bei der Bundestagswahl 2013. Positions- und performanzbasierte Sachfragenorientierungen als Determinanten der Wahlentscheidung, in: Giebler, Heiko/Wagner, Aiko (eds.): Wirtschaft, Krise und Wahlverhalten, Baden-Baden: Nomos, 51-83.

Steiner, Nils D./Steinbrecher, Markus (2012): Wirtschaft und Wahlverhalten in Westdeutschland zwischen 1977 und 2007: Wer sind die ökonomischen Wähler?, in: Schmitt-Beck, Rüdiger (ed.), Wählen in Deutschland: Sonderheft der Politischen Vierteljahreschrift 45/2011. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 321-344.

 

Working Papers for Download

Some of my working papers are available through the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at my author page.

 

Citation Data from Google Scholar

Citation metrics for my publications can be found at my Google Scholar author page.

 


Data and Appendices

The Consequences of Supply Gaps in Two-Dimensional Policy Spaces for Voter Turnout and Political Support: The Case of Economically Left-Wing and Culturally Right-Wing Citizens in Western Europe
European Journal of Political Research
Download: Online-appendix and do-file

Intra-Party Heterogeneity in Policy Preferences and Its Effect on Issue Salience: Developing and Applying a Measure Based on Elite Survey Data
Party Politics
Link: Online-appendix
Download: Do-files

Populistische Demokratiekonzeptionen und die Wahl der AfD: Evidenz aus einer Panelstudie
Politische Vierteljahresschrift
Download: Online-appendix and do-file

Attitudes Towards the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in the European Union: The Treaty Partner Heuristic and Issue Attention
European Union Politics
Link: Online-appendix
Download: Do-files

Where Democrats Disagree: Citizens’ Normative Conceptions of Democracy
Political Studies
Download: Online-appendix and do-file

Economic Globalisation, the Perceived Room to Manoeuvre of National Governments, and Electoral Participation: Evidence from the 2001 British General Election
Electoral Studies
Download: Online-appendix and do-file

Eurokrise, Economic Voting und der Erfolg der Union bei der Bundestagswahl 2013: Positions- und performanzbasierte Sachfragenorientierungen als Determinanten der Wahlentscheidung
Wirtschaft, Krise und Wahlverhalten
Link: Online-appendix

Comparing Freedom House Democracy Scores to Alternative Indices and Testing for Political Bias: Are US Allies Rated as More Democratic by Freedom House?
Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis
Download: Online-appendix, dataset and do-file

Economic Integration, Party Polarization and Electoral Turnout
West European Politics, 35 (2)
Download: Online-appendix, dataset and do-file

Wirtschaft und Wahlverhalten in Westdeutschland zwischen 1977 und 2007: Wer sind die ökonomischen Wähler?
Sonderheft der Politischen Vierteljahresschrift 2011: Wählen in Deutschland
Link: Online-appendix

Economic Globalization and Voter Turnout in Established Democracies
Electoral Studies, 29 (3)
Download: Dataset and do-file